Seeing the whole repository history

John Arbash Meinel john at
Wed Apr 8 16:40:42 BST 2009

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Greg Ward wrote:
> Still trying to wrap my head around this Bazaar thing, so please bear
> with me.  What I would like to do is see the history of an *entire*
> repository, not just of one branch.  I can't figure out how to do it.
> What am I missing?
> Comparison: "git log" shows the history of the current branch by
> default, but you can see the whole DAG with "git log --all".  That
> convention is followed by qgit.  "hg log" shows the entire repository
> by default, but you can trim it to a specific branch with "hg log
> --branch 1.0-maint", and you can exclude branches with --prune.  So
> Git and Mercurial have opposite defaults, but I can do what I want to
> do with them.  (I think I slightly prefer Mercurial's default, but
> whatever.  The important thing is that I *can* get the whole DAG out
> of git once I RTFM a bit.)
> So... what is Bazaar's equivalent of "git log --all" or of "hg log"'s
> default behaviour?
> Thanks --
> Greg

Currently only 'bzr qlog' and 'bzr viz' support showing multiple
branches at the same time.

I believe if you run "bzr qlog" in the root of a repository, it will
find all of your branches and show the log of everything.

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